Tofiño-Rivera A1, Ortega-Cuadros M2, Galvis-Pareja D3, Jiménez-Rios H4, Merini LJ5, Martínez-Pabón MC6.
J Ethnopharmacol. 2016 Dec 24;194:749-754. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2016.10.044. Epub 2016 Oct 17.BACKGROUND: Caries is a public health problem, given that it prevails in 60 to 90% of the school-age global population. Multiple factors interact in its etiology, among them dental plaque is necessary to have lactic acid producing microorganisms like Streptococcus from he Mutans group. Existing prevention and treatment measures are not totally effective and generate adverse effects, which is why it is necessary to search for complementary strategies for their management. Read More